Neuro Research Services

(Formerly Integrative Neuroscience Facility)

Proof-of-Concept and Pre-clinical assessment of potential new therapies

Pre-clinical services
  • custom-design of studies to screen potential therapies for the treatment of neurological disorders
  • Clinical and pre-clinical consultants provide expertise
  • Services for studies involving administration of test compounds, surgery, animal monitoring, and physiological measurements, including PK
Rodent models of human disease
Animal efficacy models available in-house for studies and research collaborations in the areas of:
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Alzheimers Disease
  • Pain
  • Others on request
Behavioural testing
Large range of rodent behavioural testing paradigms including:
  • Morris Water Maze, Gait analysis, Rotarod and Locomotor activity
Rodent Neuropathology
  • Brain morphology including quantitative stereological analyses to estimate numbers of cell populations in brain structures
  • Basic and specialised brain staining capabilities
  • Immunohistochemistry
Platform technologies
Behavioural facilities, advanced microscopy and histology facilities available to researchers in academic institutions on a fee-for-use basis.